Hospices Can Leverage Mental Health Care for Better Quality, Growth

Hospices are increasingly offering expanded behavioral health services to improve care for patients suffering with serious mental illnesses (SMIs) at the end of life. Rising demand for these services comes at a strenuous time for hospices amid shifting payment policies and a worldwide pandemic. Investing to expand mental health programming poses both challenging financial risks […]

Hospice of Acadiana to Build Calcutta Hospice House

Louisiana-based Hospice of Acadiana is starting construction on an 8,500-square-foot facility adjacent to the company’s home office. The hospice will provide general inpatient care, respite care and some routine home care onsite. Patients whose symptoms are too severe to manage in a private residence will have access to the facility, as well as homeless patients […]